Job Captain 4-7 YRS EXP - CCY Architects


CCY Architects / Basalt, CO United States / Website


A Colorado-based architecture firm acclaimed for its approach to architecture that connects people and the built environment with the natural world.

We believe enduring and responsible architecture enhances community, elevates life experiences and restores connectedness to landscape. For more than 50 years, our firm has been a leading voice in establishing a regional and environmental interpretation of Modernism in the American West, linking people, nature, and community through inspired architecture.

We are a collaborative studio of 34 professionals (50% women and 50% men), providing services in architecture, interior design, and master planning. We work across an array of markets, including residential, hospitality and outdoors-oriented recreation and our projects are geographically diverse, ranging from the Caribbean to China, to the deserts of California, and throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Our firm believes our primary purpose is to positively contribute to the communities and environments where we work. We encourage our team to act as positive role models within our communities through mentorship and volunteer programs. Annually, we make a conscious effort to donate time and financial assistance to a variety of organizations working to enhance the sustainability and resilience of the American West, and that expand equity in the communities where we work.

With a reverence for the natural world and a deep commitment to the human experience, our projects combine inspiration from the landscape with time-tested, high-performance design strategies to create buildings that serve their occupants, communities, and planet.


Looking for a change of scenery? CCY Architects is seeking a talented and passionate Job Captain to join our collaborative culture in the Rocky Mountains! We are a creative, nimble, 35-plus-person firm, based in Basalt, Colorado (20 minute drive from Aspen).

A Job Captain at CCY produces design and production documents and is expected to provide knowledgeable input on a range of project elements. The Job Captain must demonstrate an understanding of the construction industry and have a developing discernment of exemplary architectural design and an appropriate level of documentation. They must demonstrate the ability to produce portions of the work (design sketches and graphics, construction documents and details, etc.) with sufficient competence to assume direct responsibility for accuracy and quality. The candidate must interact effectively with the project team and be able to generate visual and functional design. Limited client contact is anticipated. The Job Captain will set their own personal goals and request tasks to broaden their experience.

Job Responsibilities:
Strong communication skills with an ability to work in a team environment
Exemplary organizational and leadership skills
Exceptionally strong design and graphic abilities
Work in close collaboration with Project Manager
Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials
Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules
Coordination of work with engineers and other consultants
Construction phase responsibilities, including submittal and RFI reviews and site visits
Quality Assurance
Develop technical specifications for sustainability goals
Sustainability administration - duties for both design and construction contracts spanning from credit inception through documentation, including reports, tracking updates and submittals

Compensation + Benefits:
CCY Architects offers multiple benefits and compensation to our full-time employees. Some of these include but are not limited to:

Health Insurance: Paid 100% of premium.
Vision and Dental Paid at 65% of premium.
401K Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Short Term Disability Insurance
Wellness/Athletic Reimbursement


4-7 years of applied professional work experience
An NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture
An understanding of how to put a full set of documents together
Exceptionally strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills
Extensive experience with consultant management and coordination between scopes
Extensive detailing experience
REVIT literacy is required
Fluent in Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite, and both hand and digital sketching and rendering techniques
Working technical knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures

For consideration, email your cover letter, resume and examples of work (as a single PDF document) to Use the subject line: Job Captain


$60,000 - $74,000


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